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Species Spilonota ocellana - Eye-spotted Bud Moth - Hodges#2906

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tortricoidea (Tortricid Moths)
Family Tortricidae (Tortricid Moths)
Subfamily Olethreutinae
Tribe Eucosmini
Genus Spilonota
Species ocellana (Eye-spotted Bud Moth - Hodges#2906)
Hodges Number
2906
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Spilonota ocellana Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
Tortrix ocellana Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775
Range
Widespread
Food
Feeds on many fruit and ornamentals.
Life Cycle
One generation per year and overwinters as larva.
Remarks
An introduced species
See Also
Spilonota laricana - May not be separable using photos. The host plant for this species is Tamarack, Larix laricina. BOLD shows data points along south eastern Canada. An excellent discussion of these two species by Dr. Chris Lewis can be found at British Lepidoptera here